Facts and Events
John Henderson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Seawright vs. Seawright--O. S. 220; N. S. 78--James Seawright died intestate in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. George Ayler (Ohler) deposes he is son of Anthony and Ann Catherine Ayler, witnesses to John Seawright's will. Ann Rankin, daughter of John Seawright, whose will isdated 1784, deposes. George Ayler deposes, 1811, that Anthony Ayler died about 10 years ago and Anna Catherine about four years before him. Joan Seawright has no nephew named John Seawright. Bill filed by John Seawright, is grandson of John Seawright who died 1784 testate. He is same person as called nephew in the will. James Seawright, son of testator John, is dead intestate, leaving widow who is administratrix, and children vis: Sarah, Polly and James, and widow pregnant, the other heirs and representatives of testators are Robert Curry and Jane, his wife; Samuel Curry and Polly, his wife; Nicholas Curry and Sarah, his wife; Samuel McPheters and Margaret, his wife; Isaac Rankin and Ann, his wife. Will of John Seawright, dated 17th February, 1784. Wife Sarah; son James; daughter Ann; nephew John Seawright; niece Margaret Seawright; (also Margaret Henderson, late Seawright, wife of John Henderson, living in Georgia. She Is complainant's sister); Robert Curry and wife, Samuel Curry and wife, Nicholas Curry and wife, Saml. McPheeters and wife, and infant children of James Seawright, live out of Virginia
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